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in the case. >>> today former d.c. chairman kwame brown will find out if he's headed to prison. brown admitted to lying on an application to obtain bank loans. he faces up to six months in prison, but the prosecution is only asking for six days behind bars followed by three years of supervised release. brown will also be sentenced today in d.c. superior court on a misdemeanor campaign violation. he faces up to six months behind bars on that charge too. >>> opening statements in a murder case involving a bowie state university student. alexis simpson is accused of stabbing her roommate dominique fraser to death last year. the two
got after the resignation of chairman kwame brown amid bank fraud charges. serving out the remainder of brown's term. also on the city council, there was actually an at large upset with michael grasso, an independent, unseated michael brown, and that large independent member of the council. he will be joining vincent orange, who will return as an incumbent democrat in one of those at large seats. and there was a series of ethics related charter amendments on the d.c. city council -- by the voters today actually for the district government. they deal with ethics issues. so anything like someone who commits a felony or a gross misconduct can be voted out by a member of the council. and if an elected member of d.c. government, say a council member is convicted of some crime, that person will have to leave the job and can't reclaim the job again. some pretty not surprising races in terms of incumbents. delegate eleanor holmes-norton will return to congress as d.c.'s nonvoting delegate. and browser, alexander, and evans will also return as incumben incumbents. we're live in northwest, bac
. mike d'antoni is the new boss for lakers, replacing mike brown. on sunday night football, the texans scored a touchdown, and the texans >>> definitely want the umbrella. it looks like this rain will hold off the eastern seaboard. looks like it's clear by tomorrow afternoon. >> did you see rain tomorrow morning? >> a little bit. >> let's head now to some entertainment news. bond took over the box office this weekend. "skyfall" in the 007 franchise was the fourth highest debut of the year after "the avengers" and "the hunger games." "lincoln" fared well in just 11 theaters before its wide release this weekend. here's a fun fact for you. daniel day-lewis wouldn't even break character onset, leading people to believe he actually thought he was abraham lincoln. the mtv europe awards were sunday night. taylor swift had a great evening, taking home three awards, including best performer british boy band one direction, picked up two wins and then youtube sensation psy won best video for "gangnam" style. that video is everywhere. er was the biggest winner. he took home three trophies, includi
officers charged eric brown of richmond with the theft of government property. he disappeared from a parking lot last friday. a defense department agency says no classified or sensitive information was in the truck. brown faces up to ten years in prison if convicted. >>> it's a sign of just how much attention the election has received around the world. in kenya, a mother decided to name her newborn twins barack obama and mitt romney. she named them hours after the results of the election were announced. a nurse at the hospital said it is not unusual for babies to be named after famous people. in 2008, she says some babies named their babies barack or joe biden. >> i like that. >>> don't be surprised if you've lost a few friends on facebook if you shared your thoughts on the election. the legislation sparking a facebook feud, if you will. many people ranted or raved about president obama's re-election. those posts often offended friends with different political believes. some took the dramatic action of unfriending. there's always the possibility of unsubscribing. >> defriending is
. so among the night's narrow wins. elizabeth warren ousted republican senator scott brown in massachusetts. >> an amazing campaign. and let me be clear, i didn't build that, you built that. and despite the odds, you elected the first woman senator to the state of massachusetts. >> well, to brown who conveyed his gratitude in his concession speech last night. take a listen. >> let me tell you something, i have left everything in this battle and i'll tell you what, i just want to thank you for the opportunity. and whatever, whatever the future holds, i am a fortunate man to be where i've been. >>> well, another high profile, hard fought win for the democrats. senator claire mccaskill. she held on to her seat in new jersey after he republican congressman's todd akin comments made headlines. >> it's over. it's done. it's too red. it's just too red. there is no way that claire mccaskill can survive. well, you know what happened, you proved them wrong. >>> and in connecticut congressman christopher murphy defeated former wrestle iing ce linda mcmahon. she spent her own money on
incumbent, senator scott brown, who won ted kennedy's seat two years ago. the rare republican who stresses his cooperation with president obama who's expected to easily carry massachusetts. >> i was just named the least partisan senator, and i take great pride in that, in working with others trying to get things done. >> reporter: voters are deciding 33 senate races, and for much of the year republicans believed they had a good shot at picking up the three or four seats needed to take over the majority, but controversy slowed their momentum. republicans had banked on wins in missouri and indiana until gop candidates todd akin and richard mourdock made divisive comments about rape and pregnancy. >> those two races in particular, the republicans have done it to themselves, and those two races might be enough to cost the republicans control of the senate. >> reporter: in connecticut republicans had hoped former world wrestling entertainment ceo linda mcmahon could pull off an upset spending part of her own fortune, but polls show her behind. and in wisconsin former gop governor tommy thompson
elect, defeating scott brown, the republican, who only a couple of years ago had been the first of the tea party wave that was able to take on a seat long held by ted kennedy, a big change there, pickup for democrats. in indiana, a red, red state, instead of expecting that to go republican, it was, in fact, a republican mistake, if you will where joe donnelly, now the democrat is taking that seat after richard mourdock had made comments about rape and pregnancy that got a lot of attention. similar scenario happened in missouri, another red state that republicans had hoped to take back, but todd akin made comments that angered voters through the year. claire mccaskill, a democrat goes back for her second term. there will be more women than we've ever seen serving with 19. republicans did have one place at least where they did pick up a seat. that is in nebraska with a retirement among democrats there and now deb fisher will be the new senator from nebraska. there's a big change. but what doesn't change is that republicans will control the house. democrats in charge of the senate
brown. on sunday night football, texans and bears in houston scored a touchdown on a diving catch by arian foster that just crossed the goal line, and the texans won the defensive battle in the second half for a 13-6 win. new orleans' drew brees threw for three touchdowns as the saints ended the falcons' chance for a perfect season. new orleans sealed a 31-27 victory. the baltimore ravens set a club record in scoring during a 55-20 rout of oakland, and in overtime, st. louis and san francisco played to a tie 24-24. alabama's loss to texas a&m puts kansas state in first place and in the bcs rankings. oregon moves up to number two. notre dame number three. alabama drops to four. georgia is now fifth. >>> lance armstrong sent a twitter photo this weekend of himself casually lying on a couch in front of all of these jerseys from the tour de france wins that were erased because of the books. you know, the whole doping thing. and the message with the photo reads "just back in austin, laying around" yeah, i'm just lance. >>> just ahead, 007 mania reaches the united states. and say it isn
brown won ted kennedy's seat two years ago. the rare republican who stresses his working with president obama. >> i was named the least partisan senator. i take pride in that. >> reporter: voters are decide 3g 3 senate races and for much of the year they have a shot to take over the three or four seats needed to take over the majority but controversy slowed their momentum. republicans had banked on wins in missouri and indiana until gop candidates todd akin and richard mourdock made comments about rape and pregnancy. >> those two races in particular, the republicans have done it to themselves. it might cost them control of the senate. >> reporter: in connecticut folks had hoped linda mcmay hon could pull off an upset spending part of her own fortune but polls show her behind and in wisconsin tomorrow any thompson is locked in a nail biter with tammy bald win who could become the first openly gay senator. >> your voices will be heard. >> reporter: when the votes are counted, analysts predict the new senate could be even more narrowly divided than it is now. kelly o'donnell, nbc news, cle
may be heading to d.c. they may be driving a brown 1985 nissan station wagon with license plate xnj 9177. if you see alexis carlisle, call police immediately. >>> police are asking for your help to find a missing prince george's woman. 90-year-old saki mcgurin was seen leaving her home wednesday afternoon in chillum. she may be driving a gray toyota row la. >>> this morning one family relieved and one grieving after a not guilty verdict in the bowie state murder trial. a jury acquitted alexis simpson on seven charges, including first degree murder. she was accused ofbb
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